Presents the history in English of the origins and early development of trigonometry. This book identifies the earliest known trigonometric precursors in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and Greece, and examines the revolutionary discoveries of Hipparchus. It traces trigonometry's development into a full-fledged mathematical discipline in India and Islam.
- Limba : Engleza
- Data Publicarii : 05 Jan 2009
- Format : Hardback
- Numar pagini : 352
- ISBN : 9780691129730